HS2 awards phase two engineering contracts

Aaron Morby 11 years ago
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Client HS2 has awarded the engineering and environmental consultancy concept work for phase two of the high speed link running from Birmingham to Leeds and Manchester.

The contracts will provide engineering and environmental services for each leg of the route.

This work will include developing the initial concept engineering designs and preparing sound demonstrations for the consultation on Phase Two, which has been brought forward to start later this year.

    HS2 phase two

    Route engineering 
    AECOM – covering engineering services for the west leg of the route, from Birmingham to Manchester.  Value: £3.1m

    Mott MacDonald – covering engineering services for the east leg of the route, from Birmingham to Leeds. Value: £3.2m

    Environmental services
    Arup– covering environmental services for both legs of the route.  The purpose of this contract is to develop the sound demonstrations to be used as part of the Phase Two consultation. Value: £1.1m

Alison Munro, Chief Executive of HS2 Ltd, said:

“HS2 will transform the UK through bringing our major cities closer together, helping to promote economic growth, driving regional regeneration, creating thousands of jobs and providing a long-term solution to the capacity crunch facing our existing rail network.

“We have already created 1,200 jobs through our Professional Services Framework for Phase One of the scheme and Phase Two will create thousands more.

“We have achieved a tremendous amount so far and we now have an excellent team in place to take Phase Two forward to the next stages including the consultation, which has been brought forward to start later this year.”

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